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Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Saskatchewan’s Budget 2024-2025 to be Released Today

Mar 20, 2024 | 5:00am
Usually, a provincial budget is shrouded in mystery and secrecy, until the finance minister rises in the house to deliver the budget after 2 o’clock in the afternoon. This year is a little different.  In the on-going battle with teachers to decide how and where to spend money to make improvements in classrooms, the premier […]
Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Getting connected is the general theme of Day 1 of SARM Convention

Mar 14, 2024 | 12:44am
There was a common thread during the first day of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Annual Convention & Trade Show on Wednesday: getting connected to ensure everyone’s needs are met. Elements of that seemed to be incorporated into each speech given to SARM delegates at the Queensbury Convention Centre. During her opening speech […]
MLA’s Flock to the Legislature to Resume Sitting

MLA’s Flock to the Legislature to Resume Sitting

Mar 3, 2024 | 2:53pm
It’s going to be a busy first day on the grounds of the provincial legislature. The house will resume sitting in the afternoon, as the Sask Party will continue to lay the groundwork for the provincial election, which which must be called before late September. A piece of that will be the provincial budget. Finance […]
NDP weighs in, after MLA Charged with assault

NDP weighs in, after MLA Charged with assault

Feb 1, 2024 | 8:26am
Saskatchewan’s Opposition N-D-P says the public deserves more details after a legislature member was charged with assault by choking. Greg Lawrence faces two counts under the Criminal Code and is to make his first court appearance in provincial court in March. Moose Jaw police say the investigation began seven months earlier in June and involved […]
Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Premier calls NDP MLA an “extremist” and alleges involvement in protest

Nov 22, 2023 | 8:45am
Premier Scott Moe and his government are accusing the Offical Opposition of involvement in an incident that disrupted proceedings at the provincial legislature earlier this week. On Monday, the sitting was brought to a halt for about half an hour as security removed over 100 protesters calling for the Moe government to join calls for […]
Sask. NDP and Beck feel party is building momentum after convention

Sask. NDP and Beck feel party is building momentum after convention

Oct 30, 2023 | 10:56am
The Saskatchewan NDP held their annual convention, with Leader Carla Beck walking out feeling “energized” and “hopeful” about the party’s state. The convention, from Friday to Sunday, hosted the largest growth of new members in the party’s history. Beck said coming out of the convention, the party is feeling energized. “We had a great group […]
Saskatchewan school left with hole in roof

Saskatchewan school left with hole in roof

Oct 10, 2023 | 11:29am
A school in Saskatoon has a gaping hole in its roof, leading to questions from the NDP about the government’s lack of action in addressing the issue. Back in June, concerned parents and school administrators took Saskatoon MLAs, including the Sask. Party’s Gordon Wyant and Marv Friesen, on a tour of Monique-Rousseau School. During the […]

Beck booted from legislative assembly after saying minister had lied

May 3, 2023 | 4:28pm

Saskatchewan NDP Leader Carla Beck has been removed from the legislative assembly after saying the trade and export minister was lying over comments he made about her party. Jeremy Harrison had accused the NDP of not supporting pipelines and for inviting federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to fundraisers, which Beck had called lies. Beck says […]

Concerns raised over recommendation to phase out RCMP police training Depot in Regina

Mar 30, 2023 | 2:25pm

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says a recommendation to phase out the RCMP Depot police training academy in Regina would make it harder to get more boots on the ground. A report into the 2020 shooting rampage in Nova Scotia that left 22 people dead says the Depot training program should be phased out by 2032 […]

Sask. Party & NDP shoot down proposed MLA salary increase

Mar 8, 2023 | 6:15am

As Saskatchewan residents continue to feel the pressure of the rising cost of living, the province’s two main political parties are calling for a pause to a scheduled pay increase. Saskatchewan MLAs see their salaries adjusted every April 1 based on a formula tied to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). According to Statistics Canada, the […]